If you guessed summer, you’re right, but around the office here at Compass Philly headquarters, the phrase ‘coming soon’ conjures up different connotations. It’s what happens when we ‘drop a prop’ so to speak.
Pre-marketing is one of the most effective communications that I can do to help sell your home. The idea of underscoring pent-up anticipation is nothing new –
from Hollywood releasing blockbuster trailers, manufacturers wooing thousands of people to get excited about a revolutionary car with a
lead time of two years, and top fashion brands previewing a
Happening all day on the Parkway – it’s the culmination event of the Phila. Science Festival. Expect a family-friendly Science Superhero Show, a performance by BalletX and find out what happens when liquid nitrogen heats up in a trashcan. Grab some tasty snacks from awesome food trucks including Nick’s Roast Beef, Lil’ Pop Shop and Deke’s. Festivities and events are free. More information, map and vidshere.
The South Street Spring Festival 5/4/19
It spans over 12 city blocks and it’s the perfect thing to hit right after the Science Carnival on the Parkway (if you are looking for an exhausting dual-festival day, that is.) Expect amazing music, food, drinks, make & take crafts for kids, and other really cool vendors between 2nd and 8th. Pro Tip: Leave time for the Brauhaus Schmitz Maifest Soiree (7th/South Sts). It’s the perfect place to take awesome snaps for Instagram – maybe friends will think you went to Germany! More info here.
Chinese Lantern Festival
It happens nightly from 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. You may have seen the spectacular, colorful lights at 6th and Race Sts last year – now this fun, interactive exhibit is back. Tickets are $20 and under and can be purchased online. I really like taking the kids to show them the creative artistry from another culture. We also like to hit the mini golf at Franklin Square too. SquareBurger is amazing. My kids love the signature ‘Cake Shake’ which is made with TastyKake Butterscotch Krimpets®. Do you dare hit three festivals in one day? That would be “hilarious.”
Semama Mexican Through 5/5/19
On Sunday, kids can make magical “Alebrijes” creatures at the Barnes Foundation – part of PECO’s “Free First Sunday.” Also, at Teatro Esperanza, listen to Mexican classical composers with influences ranging from Aztec roots to today’s modern melodies. For more information, visit this link. Tantos festivales!
Spotlight Property of the Week
2024 Spruce Street, #6
BRAND NEW LISTING – RITTENHOUSE SQUARE
OPEN HOUSES: SAT 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. & SUN 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. 1 Bed | 1 Bath
Oversized, one of a kind condo just steps from Rittenhouse Square. Fantastic open layout, high ceilings, hardwood floors throughout, custom deck, great closet space and Center City views from your living room. Deluxe kitchen. Private deck is an oasis looking out on beautiful historic homes from one level and skyline on the other. Huge spaces. Historic, boutique and well-maintained condo building with low monthly fees. Amazing Rittenhouse location.
The following properties are not yet listed on the MLS – but they will be in the weeks ahead!
That means as an ATB newsletter subscriber, you know about these opportunities before the general public.
634 Spruce Street
5 Bed | 4 Bath | 2 Half-Bath $1,695,000
264 S 9th Street
4 Bed | 2.5 Bath
2004 Delancey Street
6 Bed | 6 Bath $4,500,000
109-11 Pine Street
4 Bed | 3.5 Bath
502-504 S 41st Street
9-units/8-car Parking $1,650,000
921 Clinton Street
3 Bed | 3.5 Bath $1,590,000
276 S 23rd Street
OPEN HOUSE: SUN 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Fitler Square with Parking
4 Bed | 3 Bath $1,075,000
713 N 6th Street
612 W Upsal Street
6 Bed | 2.5 Bath | Parking $885,000
4611 Osage Avenue
6 Bed | 3.5 Bath | Garage $775,000
1017 S 46th Street
4 Bed | 2.5 Bath $755,000
4217 Osage Avenue
4 Bed | 2.5 Bath $737,500
4713 Baltimore Avenue
1613 Lombard Street
3 Bed | 2 Bath
2024 Spruce Street, #6
Brand New Listing
1 Bed | 1 Bath
OPEN HOUSES: SAT 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
and SUN 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
1500 Chestnut Street, #20K
2 Bed | 2.5 Bath $479,000
1908 Cambridge Street, #A
3 Bed | 3 Bath
4837 Hazel Avenue
229 S Farragut Street
248 S Warnock Street
Wash West 3 Bed | 1 Bath
870 N Pennock Street, #B
Parking and Deck!
OPEN HOUSE: SUN 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Just a quick reminder that I’m always humbled by and appreciative of your referrals. If you have a friend or family member that is in need of expert real estate representation, please send them my way. Be assured, I will do my best to exceed their expectations! Thanks for taking the time to read this issue of Around the Block. See you next week.
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